Calendar Archive - Events from 2003

NJHN MONTHLY MEETINGS are normally held on the fourth Wednesday of each month
at 7:30 PM, and are free and open to the public. Please note the new time!

Meetings are held either at:

Bridgewater Library (map) (directions)
Somerset County Library Headquarters
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

or

Friends Conference Center at Arbor Glen (map) (directions)
100 Monroe Street
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

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December 21, 2003: HumanLight Celebration: Photos

The Parsippany Hilton
One Hilton Court
Parsippany, NJ 07054
1-973-267-7373
Directions

 


December 14, 2003: Red Bank Humanists meeting. We hope to create a Humanist community in Monmouth County by creating an atmosphere of stimulating discussion and non-religious fellowship.

House of Coffee (map) (directions)
10 Bridge Avenue (in the Galleria)
Red Bank, NJ 07701
11:00 am

For more information, email: redbankhumanists@yahoo.com, call 732-996-9670 or view this flyer.


November 25, 7:00 PM: Catch another Richard Dawkins presentation, "A Devil’s Chaplain." This free and open-to-the-public presentation will take place at:

The Free Library of Philadelphia (directions)
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103


November 24, 7:00 PM: The Freethought Society of Greater Philadelphia (FSGP) and Swarthmore College cordially invite you to attend a presentation by world-renowned scientist and author Dr. Richard Dawkins. Dr. Dawkins’ presentation "The Science of Religion and the Religion of Science" will take place at:

Swarthmore College (directions)
The Science Center Lecture Hall Room #101
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

When you arrive at the Swarthmore campus, take Route 320 South (Chester Road) to Elm Avenue. Make a right. Make a left at Whittier Place. Make a right at the Dupont Building parking lot. This is the closest parking lot to The Science Center. Please use the "Chemistry Deliveries" door and watch for posted signs that lead to the lecture hall.

Admission is free.


November 12, 2003:

March 22, 2002 marked the 30th anniversary of Baird v. Eisenstadt and the national legalization of birth control. Guest speaker Bill Baird, founder of the Pro Choice League, will speak about current threats to reproductive freedom. Charles Kuralt's 1985 bio of Baird will also be shown.


November 9, 2003: The Red Bank Humanists invite you to our first meeting. We hope to create a Humanist community in Monmouth County by creating an atmosphere of stimulating discussion and non-religious fellowship. We'll begin by discussing the Affirmations of Humanism as set out by the Council for Secular Humanism.

House of Coffee (map) (directions)
10 Bridge Avenue (in the Galleria)
Red Bank, NJ 07701
11:00 am

For more information, email: redbankhumanists@yahoo.com, call 732-996-9670 or view this flyer.


November 2, 2003: Adopt-a-Highway Program, 10:30 am. Help beautify our one-mile stretch of Route 31, and join fellow Humanists for lunch afterward! We will meet at:

Lin Supply Co. (map) (directions)
250 State Route 31 North
Washington, NJ 07882


October 22, 2003:

Guest speaker Beth Lamont will discuss:

Copies of Corliss Lamont's books will be available for sale at the meeting. Ms. Lamont has offered to donate all proceeds to NJHN.


October 11, 2003: Semi-annual Garage Sale in Belvidere, NJ. Our most important fundraising event. NJHN's sale was held at Jack Walsh's home:

703 Oxford St (map) (directions)
Belvidere, NJ 07823


September 24, 2003:


August 27, 2003:

Documentary: Scout's Honor. Originally shown on PBS June 19, 2001. The heartwarming tale of Steve Cozza and his love of scouting also examines the issue of the BSA's discrimination against gay youth and adults. In addition, the film tells the story of Scouting for All Co-Founder Dave Rice, a 71 year old Assistant Scoutmaster who was later expelled for challenging the BSA's ban on gays. For background, read How Your Tax Dollars Support the Boy Scouts of America and Atheists and Other Non-theists in Scouting. Also visit Inclusive Scouting for more information on this issue. Allen Reese (Director of the Somerset County United Way) and Deb Huber (Vice President of the Community Diversity Council of Hunterdon County) were guest speakers.


August 9, 2003: Annual NJHN Picnic. Schooley's Mountain County Park in Morris County. 12:00 Noon until dark. Adults $10.00, children under 12 half price, and children under 5 are free.

June 25, 2003: Annual Board Election meeting. Sara Brown, Brad Holcombe, Linda Kieseling, Lisa Ridge and Wanda Shiarappa were elected.

May 28, 2003: Group Discussion: How do we raise humanist children? Also, the slate of candidates for the NJHN Board of Directors was presented.

April 23, 2003: A Celebration of Charles Darwin with guest speaker Carl Zimmer (rescheduled from February).

March 26, 2003: Discussion of political action in relation to humanism and separation of Church and State. Our speaker was Bart Meltzer, National Outreach Director for American Atheists.

February 26, 2003: Group Discussion: Natural Selection, how it shapes evolution.

January 22, 2003: Tim Ridge presented Carl Sagan, A Humanist Candle in the Dark.


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